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Gulf of Mexico / Stranded Cruise Ship (Part I) #1038662

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 2013
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(Studio: Chris Cuomo) The coming end of the vacation nightmare for the cruise ship Carnival Triumph that had been stranded in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; ship at night shown; details given about the revolting conditions on board. [Next to the cruise ship, Victor BLACKWELL†- says there have been challenges and mishaps all day long with delays; comments on a medical emergency on the ship.]

(Studio: Chris Cuomo; studio: Chad Myers) The ship's route out of Galveston, its loss of power, being towed into the Mobile Bay channel reviewed and the impact of currents on the ship discussed.

(Studio: Chris Cuomo) Live discussion held with ship passengers via cell phones. [Passengers Kayla and Eric ROBLES†- describe what happened the night of the fire, the smelly sanitary conditions; comment on the Carnival offer of compensation.] [In port, passenger's sister Tricia DUHON†, mother Theresa GASPARD††- comment on their communication with Kayla.]

(Studio: Chris Cuomo) A live shot of the ship shown.

(Studio: Chris Cuomo; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The health conditions on the cruise ship discussed.

Cuomo, Chris;
Myers, Chad;
Gupta, Sanjay

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